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FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
happy about what is happening in europe. german stocks are soaring. is it too late to get in? > > we saw the dax push up to a 52-week high last week. really the key here is safety. they are using that stock market as their safety gauge if they are trading over in europe. so, if the safety play continues to warrant being ultra- conservative, yeah, you are going to see that market continue to move upward. if traders want to take on a little bit more risk and spread to some of the other european sovereign-debt nations like spain or greece, then you are probably going to see that safety play back off a little bit. > there are always places to park money. good to have you on the show this morning. have a great trading day. > > you too. if you're not yet fully awake this monday, here's one thing to open your eyes: after years of higher and higher coffee prices to consumers, brazil, which produces a third of the world's coffee, may turn prices around. a record crop there last year is being followed by another bumper crop. our cover story takes a look at what it means for coffee futures and reta
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
, the financial crisis in europe is providing an opportunity for china. earlier this year, we heard from new york times reporter liz alderman on a chinese shipping company that is making waves in greece. > > how successful has this shipping company, known as cosco, been so far in greece? > > it's an interesting story. this chinese basically state- run shipping company came in here about three years ago in a $500 million deal that ever since then has been a model for the country, because what they did is they bought half of piraeus port, which is an ancient port in greece and one of the most important ports in the southern mediterranean. what they did was they basically took an operation that had been effectively lagging under greek ownership and completely turned it around. > > have the the greek people been welcoming of this? the chinese work way is much different from the european way, let's say. > > the chinese have an extremely efficient working practice. as one spokesman there put it to me, they basically run their business by showing that they work 24/7, that has actually rung alarm bells,
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
. champagne sales are going flat in europe. so far this year, champagne shipments from popular french regions have dropped 5%. while many blame the euro crisis, cold weather and rain have damaged this year's crop of grapes needed to produce the festive beverage. however, while sales are down in europe, demand from the u.s. has remained steady. champagn sales are expected to bubble up for year-end celebrations. forbes is out with its annual list of overpaid actors. eddie murphy plays high this year, coming in at number one. according to forbes, the actor has had a string of flops following the blockbuster shrek movies. forbes estimates for every dollar murphy is paid, the return on average for his last 3 films is $2.30.katherine heigl logs second with a return of $3.40. reese witherspoon is third at $3.90. sandra bullock at 4th with $5, and jack black rounds out the list at $5.20. still to come, how friction in washington is chipping away at the economy. chuck coppola has a report. but first, places to park your money in 2013 is next, with bill moller. in the eyes of the world, the u.s. is po
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
was 'build the middle class.' i don't know if the next leader will make that his goal." and in europe, observers think the worst is over, but the first half of the year will be slow. "they're going to make progress, but not enough to change much. what they need is private equity, private investment." finally, investing in community or regional banks - an alternative that may surprise you. "you can invest in small banks and help your community. if enough people do that, the country will improve." lastly, financial analysts say the ipo calendar will be worth tracking in 2013. with roughly 150 private companies ready to make their initial public offerings, more than in each of the last two years. a possible strike that would hit ports stretching from massachusetts to texas could have a ripple effect on the national and global economy. just days after a west coast port strike was resolved, this new walkout is being threatened by nearly 15,000 longshoremen union members who are upset over wages and royalty payments. the strike would cripple 15 different ports. the union did not answer our
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
job losses. the carmaker is attempting to put the brakes on its losses in europe. the plant shutdown becomes the first for germany since world war ii. italian bond yields headed higher following news that prime minister mario monti plans to resign. monti's reign will come to an end in february, following passage of the 2013 budget. the move raises political concerns over italy in the midst of the eurozone crisis. monti has been credited with keeping italy's debt crisis under control. the japanese economy has some gross domestic problems. japan's gdp has contracted two quarters in a row, signaling it has entered recession. a recent territorial dispute with the chinese government and struggles following last year's tsunami continue to hurt japan's export market. an election next week in japan could have a large effect on fiscal policy. reports say delta is close to landing a deal that will give the airline a 49% stake in virgin atlantic. bloomberg reports talks between delta and singapore airlines, which is looking to sell its stake in virgin, are advancing. the deal is estimated to co
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
, the stock market is undervalued right now because of all the noise in europe, the fiscal cliff, and china. with that in mind, i think your best bet is to stay near normal valuations for 2013. > there is nothing you want to take off the table right now, right? take some profits home so you don't have to deal with the tax gains issue of next year? nothing? > > put it this way: i would rather be in financials and materials than i would be in energies and utilities. so if you are overweight in energies and utilities, perhaps sell that. i think the best group next year is going to be financials and materials. > run with the banks. good to have you on the show. that is larry shover of sfg alternatives. > > thank you. legislation dramatically shrinking the power of unions has won approval in michigan. last night, governor rick snyder signed two bills into law that change michigan into a right-to- work state. thousands of protestors for and against the measure staged demonstrations inside and outside the capitol in lansing, michigan. despite shouts from pro-union workers, the gop-led house okaye
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
worth of u.s. debt. meanwhile, economists say u.s. investors are buying debt from countries in europe instead of the u.s., which could signal that investors are less afraid of the euro crisis than before. 6 million americans will soon get money from credit card companies. american express, discover and capital one were all caught in a government crackdown on deceptive credit card practices and will now have to pay back customers a collective $435 million in refunds. american express is already refunding customers, some of whom were charged higher late fees or never received reward money they were promised. some of the refunds are coming by check, others will be on credit card statements, but all the money should be paid back by march. a decision on a record fine for ubs could come today. bloomberg reports ubs could be bracing to pay a $1.6-billion fine this week. the claims filed against ubs accuse the bank of manipulating the libor, or the interest rate banks use to borrow from each other. ubs' fine of over a billion dollars is nearly triple what barclays paid when it settled a simi
FOX
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
.s. to europe-- should peak soon. toyota confirms it will have to pay a record $17.35 million fine. it's being levied against the car giant because it delayed recalling nearly 150,000 lexus rx models due to unintended acceleration problems. the impact on toyota's image may be blunted given that it's in a race with arch rival honda to see which company will be hit with more safety recalls in 2012. morgan stanley will pay $5million penalty over facebook's ipo. regulators in massachusetts are fining the brokerage firm for allegedly disclosing facebook's revenue shortfall to analysts -- but not the general public. according to reports.. morgan stanley alerted analysts a week before facebook ipo-ed on the nasdaq. one of the latest deals on wall street has the media in focus. nielsen which already is said to have a monopoly on gathering tv ratings... is moving into the radio market. nielsen is buying arbitron for $1.26 billion dollars. the deal still needs approval by regulators. meanwhile.. neilson is also tie-ing into twitter to measure social media chatter about tv programs. . if mcdonald's ha
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
, audi and mercedes are just a few automakers releasing diesels in 2013.. while popular in europe -- the cars have made less of an impact in the u-s due to the fact that diesel fuel is more expensive. there's currently a missing ingredient in the martha stewart empire -- a ceo. the ceo of martha stewart living omnimedia -- lisa gersh -- is leaving the company after just one year. the company is now looking for a replacement. other branches of the company including its publishing and broadcasting units have experienced recent declines. pfizer is cutting jobs in order to cope with losses from its popular drug lipitor. bloomberg reports the pharmaceutical company will cut fs over broll 20 percent of its workforce -- or around 600 sales jobs. pfizer's lipitor has seen an increase in competition within the generic drug market. a spokesperson for pfizer did not confirm the report --but did say the company is making changes to fit the future needs of business. facebook gave investors something to "like" in 2012.. despite it's botched ipo day. because it was a heavy hitter.. ipo values t
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
think there is a lot of optimism - even in europe there's a lot of optimism, but we know how that all goes when there is a lot of optimism. so, anyway, slow trading expected this week. > will there be some last- minute adjustments, or have most of those folks already gone home and closed the books for the year? > > i think for the most part anyone that really had anything to do really has done it already. that would be the capital gains tax-type selling, that sort of thing. but there's always some minor window dressing issues that could come up. so i wouldn't really pay much attention to the price action this week. what is probably more important is the first couple weeks in january. > do you have any kind of end- of-the-year strategy here, or are you just kind of going sit on your hands? > > at this point, no. just wait 'til next year and start fresh. > no plan is a good plan. it's good to have you on the show this morning. take care. > > thanks angela. in our cover story, workers making the minimum will make a little more in ten states beginning january first. and each of those incr
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
.s. that doesn't include those sophisticated geeky guys over in eastern europe in a boiler room during that. > if this is a case of neighbor-against-neighbor or family member-against-family member, what can people do to protect themselves? > > some of the stuff that we always talk about, and that is that you have to shred everything, because now you really know, your neighbors are going into your garbage and picking out stuff. so, shred everything. everything you have, no matter if it has any other identification about you besides your name and address. also, you have to guard your social security number, because that is what most of this id fraud is based on. it is really important to make sure you don't give it out to anyone, of course. give it out only to the people you need to, which is your job, your insurance company... don't give it out at a medical facility, for example. if you go to the doctor and they are asking you for it, don't give it to them. tell them your insurance company has it. because we have seen some theft come out of there as well. > that sounds like a great plan. tha
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